SYKESVILLE Elaine Edwards Breeding, 85, formerly of Sykesville, died Wednesday, May 10, 2017, at Sincerely Yours Assisted Living.
Born Aug. 3, 1931 in Detroit, Mich., she was the daughter of the late Lee and Eugenia (Dewey) Edwards.
She was also preceded in death by three children, Eugenia King, Elisabeth McDonnell, and Richard Purman; and two brothers, Lee Edwards and Eugene Edwards.
Mrs. Breeding had been a secretary for the Howard County School System.
She is survived by her husband, Robert Breeding; two children, Rachel Parrish and husband, Ed, and Paul Purman and wife, Judy; a step-son, Robert Matthew Breeding; a step-daughter, Nancy Barney; grandchildren, Nick Keeney, Robin Purman, Ben Purman, Daniel Breeding, Alex Breeding, and Joseph Breeding; and a great-granddaughter, Allissa.
A memorial service in Carroll County will be announced at a later date.
The Upchurch Funeral Home, P.A., Cumberland, is in charge of arrangements.
Published on May 10, 2017